Baroque is a handheld oil cell kaleidoscope from the Higgins' high-end range of conventional kaleidoscopes, limited to only 99 pieces.
The object cell is a hand-turned transverse oil-filled vial containing dichoric and lamp-worked glass elements plus millefiore and glass jewels. Images are produced by a 2 mirror system offering a 6 point mandala image.
The body of the scope is a rectangle made from stained glass. It measures 7-1/2" by 3-1/4" by 1-1/2" tall.
Signed and numbered by the artist - #19/99.